101+ Best Protection Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Profoundly inspirational protection quotes will challenge the way you think, and make your life worth living.

Famous Protection Quotes

The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated. Mahatma Gandhi

We won’t have a society if we destroy the environment.  Margaret Mead

As long as people think that animals don’t feel, animals will have to feel that people don’t think.

Environment is no one’s property to destroy; it’s everyone’s responsibility to protect.  Mohith Agadi

Animal protection is education to humanity. Albert Schweitzer

A nation that destroys its soils destroys itself. Forests are the lungs of our land, purifying the air and giving fresh strength to our people.  Franklin D. Roosevelt

The lower animals, like man, manifestly feel pleasure and pain, happiness and misery. Charles Darwin

What is the use of a house if you haven’t got a tolerable planet to put it on?  Henry David Thoreau

The world is not an inferior product, and animals are not a fabrication for our use. Arthur Schopenhauer

What we are doing to the forests of the world is but a mirror reflection of what we are doing to ourselves and to one another.  Chris Maser

No animal deserves having its name misused to insult a human being with it. Ernst R. Hauschka

There are times when you need the silence of animals to recover from humans

Our planet’s alarm is going off, and it is time to wake up and take action!  Leonardo DiCaprio

We don’t have two hearts, one for animals and one for humans ; we have one heart or we don’t have any. Alphonse de Lamartine

To waste, to destroy our natural resources, to skin and exhaust the land instead of using it so as to increase its usefulness, will result in undermining in the days of our children the very prosperity which we ought by right to hand down to them amplified and developed.  Theodore Roosevelt

Man, do not pride yourself on your superiority to the animals, for they are without sin, while you, with all your greatness, you defile the earth wherever you appear and leave an ignoble trail behind you  and that is true, alas, for almost every one of us! Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoevsky

Earth provides enough to satisfy every man’s needs, but not every man’s greed Mahatma Gandhi

Compassion for animals is intimately associated with goodness of character, and it may be confidently asserted that he who is cruel to animals cannot be a good man Arthur Schopenhauer

The most important thing about global warming is this. Whether humans are responsible for the bulk of climate change is going to be left to the scientists, but it’s all of our responsibility to leave this planet in better shape for the future generations than we found it.  Mike Huckabee

He who tortures animals is unsouled and missing God’s good spirit, however noble he may look, he should never be trusted. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

The only way forward, if we are going to improve the quality of the environment, is to get everybody involved. Richard Rogers

All animals know it, except man, that the highest goal of life is joy Samuel Butler

History will judge us by the difference we make in the everyday lives of children. Nelson Mandela, anti apartheid revolutionary and political leader

The time will come when men such as I will look upon the murder of animals as they now look on the murder of men. Leonardo da Vinci

Every child is an artist. Pablo Picasso

You can’t beat anything into the animals, but you can stroke some things out of them. Astrid Lindgren

Children are great imitators. So give them something great to imitate

No matter how little money and how few possessions you own, having a dog makes you rich. Louis Sabin

It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men. Frederick Douglass, abolitionist and statesman

Animals are my friends and I don’t eat my friends. George Bernard Shaw

Let us reach out to the children. Let us do whatever we can to support their fight to rise above their pain and suffering. Nelson Mandela

If you take in a starving dog and make sure it thrives, it will not bite you  This is the fundamental difference between dogs and humans. Mark Twain

Poverty is a very complicated issue, but feeding a child isn’t.  Jeff Bridges

Cruelty to animals and cruelty to humans are two sides of the same page on which history is written in blood. Ulrich Erckenbrecht

Children are more than we think they are; they can do more than we think they can do. All they need is a vote of confidence from grownups, whom they will ultimately replace anyway. Their dream today will become the realities of tomorrow. Wess Stafford

Truly man is the king of beasts, for his brutality exceeds them. We live by the death of others. We are burial places. Leonardo da Vinci

Children must be taught how to think, not what to think. Margaret Mead, cultural anthropologist

Animals suffer as much as we do. True humanity does not allow us to impose such sufferings on them. It is our duty to make the whole world recognize it. Albert Schweitzer

Old men can make war, but it is children who will make history. Ray Merritt”Any foolish boy can stamp on a beetle, but all the professors in the world cannot make a beetle. Arthur Schopenhauer

The child is the beauty of God present in the world, that greatest gift to a family. Mother Teresa

It is the anonymity of animal victims that makes us deaf to their cries. Luise Rinser

The greatest legacy one can pass on to one’s children and grandchildren is not money or other material things accumulated in one’s life, but rather a legacy of character and faith. Billy Graham, evangelist

Beasts, in the eyes of man, are animals that defend themselves when they are attacked. Jean de La Bruyère

We still have to go extra mile to prove that we are equal to men. We have to work longer hours and make more sacrifices. And we must emotionally protect ourselves from unfair, often vicious attacks made on us. Benazir Bhutto

Only beautiful animals or ugly people wear fur

If you want to change the world, go home and love your family. Mother Teresa

The younger, simpler and more pious the people, the more love for animals. Jean Paul

May your neighbors respect you, trouble neglect you, angels protect you and heaven accept you. Drake

You can’t save all the dogs in the world, but you can save one dog’s whole world! Karen Davison

Many Americans do not want persons who openly engage in homosexual conduct as partners in their business, as scoutmasters for their children, as teachers in their children’s schools, or as boarders in their home. They view this as protecting themselves and their families from a lifestyle that they believe to be immoral and destructive. Antonin Scalia

From animal murder to human murder is only one step, and so is from animal cruelty to human cruelty. Leo Tolstoy

St. Joseph was a just man, a tireless worker, the upright guardian of those entrusted to his care. May he always guard, protect and enlighten families. Pope John Paul II

Tradition will accustom people to any atrocity. George Bernard Shaw

I have no fear, I have only ambition, and I want mine, And I will do anything to protect and feed my family. Tupac Shakur

A dog’s cold snout is delightfully warm against the callousness of some fellow humans. Ernst R. Hauschka

A friend is not a true friend unless he protects his friend in his misfortune, in his absence, and at his death. Ali ibn Abi Talib

Many people don’t know much more about their dogs than what they cost. Horst Stern

There was no doubt that in the early and mid-eighties that many of us in broadsheet newspapers felt that we still had a responsibility to try to protect the Royal Family or if you like protect the Monarchy from the assaults of the media. Max Hastings

Animals flee from man because they can no longer recognize God’s image in them. Manfred Kyber

The First Amendment is not an altar on which we must sacrifice our children, families, and community standards. Obscene material that is not protected by the First Amendment can and must be prohibited. Orrin Hatch

Woe to humanity, should only a single animal have a seat in the Last Judgment. Christian Morgenstern

I call that church free which enters into the covenant with the ultimate source of existence. It binds together families and generations, protecting against the idolatry of any human claim to absolute truth or authority. James Luther Adams

If slaughterhouses had glass walls, everyone would be a vegetarian. Paul McCartney

How far would you go to protect your family? I’m a father, I’m a son, I’m a grandson, and I’m a husband. If someone were to hurt the women in my life and the law didn’t take care of it, what would I do? Pretty awful things. Jason Momo

Animals often talk more reasonably with their eyes than humans with their mouths. Ludovic Halévy

For me, family always comes first. I would do anything to protect them. Mark Wahlberg

Men are the devils of the earth, and the animals are the tormented souls. Arthur Schopenhauer

The question is not, Can they reason?’ nor, ‘Can they talk?’ but ‘Can they suffer? Jeremy Bentham

The history of humanity can be told through a story of migration and settlement. If I can’t protect my family, I’m coming to where you are; I’m just coming. It’s a round world, and we’ve all got to get on with it and move on. Paul Bettany

Don’t we seem animalic to animals when we find them human? Anke Maggauer Kirsche

The choice to serve and be protected and plan towards being a family-maker is a choice that shouldn’t be. The heart of radical feminism is to change that. Vivian Gornick

Maybe the world would be a better place if people had muzzles and dogs had laws. George Bernard Shaw

The future of peace and prosperity that we seek for all the world’s peoples needs a foundation of tolerance, security, equality and justice. That foundation is the family. It is only by protecting families, from famine as well as from fragmentation, that they can prosper and contribute to the family of nations that is the United Nations. Kofi Annan

Cruelty to animals is one of the most significant vices of a low and ignoble people. Wherever one notices them, they constitute a sign of ignorance and brutality which cannot be painted over even by all the evidence of wealth and luxury. Alexander von Humboldt

Family is not an important thing. It’s everything. Michael J. Fox

Whole world ages of love will be necessary to repay the animals for their services and merits to us. Christian Morgenstern

Now, at the end of my visit to the Philippines, I commend you to Him, to Jesus who came among us as a child. May He enable all the beloved people of this country to work together, protecting one another, beginning with your families and communities, in building a world of justice, integrity and peace. Pope 

 When a human kills a tiger, it is called sport. When a tiger kills a human, it is cruel. George Bernard Shaw

Some people tried to hurt us to protect themselves, their family and communities. This was one of the consequences of civil war. People stopped trusting each other, and every stranger became an enemy. Even people who knew you became extremely careful about how they related or spoke to you. Ishmael Beah

An animal in need is a sacred object. Ovid

We’re as thick as thieves and we protect each other ’til the end. Caroline Manzo

Treat your pet like you can live with reversed roles in the next life without any problems. Pascal Lachenmeier

It has been said, ‘time heals all wounds.’ I do not agree. The wounds remain. In time, the mind, protecting its sanity, covers them with scar tissue and the pain lessens. Bet it is never gone. Rose Kennedy

If there are no dogs in Heaven, then when I die I want to go where they went. Will Rogers

I’m not a kid. You don’t get in this business for anonymity. It’s not like I have posters of myself on the wall, but at the same time, I’m kind of ready for a little bit of it, but I worry for my little one, and my family  their privacy. That’s what I’m more protective of. Hugh Jackman

I do feel that spiritual progress does demand at some stage that we should cease to kill our fellow creatures for the satisfaction of our bodily wants. Mahatma Gandhi

We must protect families, we must protect children, who have inalienable rights and should be loved, should be taken care of physically and mentally, and should not be brought into the world only to suffer. İndira Gandhi

The animals of the world exist for their own reasons. They were not made for humans any more than black people were made for white, or women created for men. Alice Walker

I believe that the freedom of speech should be protected, but so should a family’s right to privacy as they grieve their loss. There is a time and a place for vigorous debate on the War on Terror, but during a family’s last goodbye is not it. Dave Reichert

Injustice remains injustice even if everyone participates. Magnus Schwantje

Let us all work to protect and strengthen this, the cornerstone of society.

 Pope Francis

I am life that wants to live, in the midst of life that wants to live. Albert Schweitzer

There are two categories of animals. One believes that there are two categories and the other suffers from it. Richard David Precht

You know, that man has a spirit, that each man and woman is unique, that we have duty to promote our unalienable rights and to protect them, that we have a duty to our families and ourselves, to take care of ourselves, to contribute to charity, that we have a duty to support a just and righteous law that is stable and predictable. Mark Levin

Freedom consists in being able to do anything that does not harm another. Matthias Claudius

Maturity isn’t a product of growing older. It’s a product of growing wiser.

 Ann Landers

We will not be able to make up in eternity what we have done to the animals. Mark Twain

I know because I’m living for her, so I’m fierce when it comes down to it. And I feel the same about my husband and my family. I’m just fiercely protective. It’s like, that’s my lair and nobody messes with my lair. Whitney Houston

For as long as men massacre animals, they will kill each other. Pythagoras

You can’t separate the impact on the environment from the impact on our families and communities. Jim Clyburn

The fate of animals is of greater importance to me than the fear of appearing ridiculous; it is indissolubly connected with the fate of men. Émile Zola

The strength of a family, like the strength of an army, is in its loyalty to each other. Mario Puzo

Love for all living beings is the noblest quality of man. Charles Darwin

I’m in charge of it. I’m responsible for investing it, giving some of it away, providing for my family, and protecting it. Orel Hershiser

Babies and animals are the mirrors of nature. Epicurus of Samos

As I entered this world, I would leave behind the nurturing of my family and my home, but in another sense I would take their protection with me. The lessons I had learned, the feelings of groundedness and belonging that have been woven into my character there, would be my companions on the journey. Sidney Poitier

The animals are our brothers, big and small. Only in this knowledge do we arrive at true humanity. Albert Schweitzer

So protect your families! See in them your country’s greatest treasure and nourish them always by prayer and the grace of the sacraments. Pope Francis

The oppression of animals is the gateway drug to oppressing humans. Dr. Alex Hershaft

You are safe, he said firmly. You have my name and my family, my clan, and if necessary, the protection of my body as well. The man will lay hands on ye again, while I live. Diana Gabaldon